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Category: Youth

Encouraging Art in Low-Income Communities

The non-profit Las Photos Project says their goal is to empower Latina youth through photography, mentorship and self-expression. They currently work with girls from East Los Angeles and Boyle Heights.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoodsYouth

A New Children's Book by Award-Winning Author Maya Gonzalez

A colorful bilingual book for children and parents that encourages appreciation for diversity, equality, and nature
categories Arts & CultureEducationYouth

Police Relations — Not Just a Black, Urban Issue

In the wake of Ferguson, police misconduct is being discussed largely as a black, inner-city issue. So what do rural Latinos think?
categories NeighborhoodsPublic SafetyYouth

DACA — Confessions of a Formerly Undocumented Youth

Filipinos have the largest undocumented population among Asians, yet a very low percentage has applied for DACA.
categories ImmigrationPoliticsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

Youth Football Coaches Tackle Violence Issue Head On

For some youth football coaches, developing players to be good people is just as important as producing good athletes.
categories EducationSportsYouth

Sal Castro Foundation #GivingTuesday Campaign

Campaign aims to raise funds for the Chicano/Latino Youth Leadership Conference (CYLC) in March 6-8, 2015.
categories EducationYouth

The Hollywood Mamalogues: In Your Face

Warning: This post is a little bit of a rant.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsYouth

UC Regents Approve Steep Tuition Hikes

Administrators of the University of California approved tuition increases of as much as 5 percent over the next five years.
categories EconomyEducationWeathering the StormYouth

Chicana Artist Shares A New Type of Children’s Book

For her first entry into Spanish language children’s literature, Gonzalez, a Chicana activist and founding member of the Grammy award-winning band Quetzal, has adapted “A is for Activist,” written and illustrated by Innosanto Nagara.
categories Arts & CultureEducationPoliticsYouth

Study: Trauma Follows Children Into Adulthood, Threat to Public Health in CA

A report by the Center for Youth Wellness found that more than 60 percent of adults reported at least one adverse childhood experience.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthWeathering the StormYouth
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